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cherise: now at 6:00, tracking hurricane matthew. how islands in the caribbean are preparing for the storm's impact. plus, the latest on the storm's path. hayley: more of the same. cloudy, cool, and damp weather continues into the workweek. when we warm up and see some sunshine. adam: a deserted water park goes up in flames. why officials are calling this fire suspicious. >> we love them dearly and support them. they are a true example of the brotherhood. cherise: remembering those who died in the line of duty. the run honoring the sacrifice of fallen police officers. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 6:00. adam: right now, islands in the caribbean are bracing for hurricane matthew.
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approaches. good evening. i'm adam sexton. cherise: and i'm cherise leclerc. hurricane matthew is a category four storm with 145 mile per hour winds. ben kennedy is in jamaica where residents are getting ready. reporter: the calm before the storm. the people of jamaica preparing for the arrival of hurricane matthew. for days, this is been the sound in the streets. and stocking up on supplies. >> chaos, unbelievable, you name it, everything. reporter: the government is preparing and watching the massive storm. >> if we are not prepared, it will be disaster. reporter: right now, it takes matthew by several island nations, including haiti which could take a direct hit. the storm is not expected to impact land for another day, but
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watches and warnings are in effect across the region. people of cuba praying for the storm to move away and boarding up a church badly damaged by hurricane sandy in 2012. in jamaica, local stores are struggling to keep the shelves stocked. have you been selling out of water and bread? >> they cannot make enough. >> it is unbelievable. unbelievable shopping. reporter: local fishermen now docked until the storm passes. while we wait in jamaica, it is still not clear what impact the hurricane will have directly on the u.s. officials just want to get the message out early to make sure americans are ready. ben kennedy, abc news, in jamaica. adam: the impact in new hampshire is still unclear. meteorologist hayley lapoint has the latest on the hurricane's
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hayley: we are still well away from then -- when this could have impact on us. we are still so far away from that. our forecast models are not as good. this is the latest on hurricane matthew. the winds, 145 miles per hour. it is now moving northwest at five miles per hour. this is the 5:00 advisory. you can see the latest track. it is going to move in haiti, eastern cuba, and into the bahamas. if you look at the time stamp, by wednesday and thursday, it is in the bahamas. it still would be later this week before it would have any impacts on the u.s. if at all. coming up, i will talk about the forecast this week for us and what this could mean for us going forward into next weekend. cherise: thank you.
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in laconia. a building was destroyed overnight at a former waterpark. authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying who might be responsible. mike cronin joins us from laconia with the latest. mike the waterpark closed in 2006. currently, the property is for sale. firefighters say one of the buildings was fully engulfed in flames. look at this video shot by a witness around midnight. that is the main office . firefighters struck one alarm and it took them a couple of hours to knock down the fire. no one was in the building and there were no injuries. firefighters say it was hard to get to because of heavy vegetation and trees in the area and they could not get their trucks to the building. but the recent rain helped in battling the fire. >> the vegetation was fairly what.
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recently, we would have had a large spread of fire throughout the trees and brush. >> when i first spotted it, you could see it was going. and then it just kept getting higher and higher. my original thought was all of the woods are on fire. i hope it is nobody's home. i hope everybody is safe. mike: it is unclear how the fire started. because the property is suspicious at this time. anyone with information is asked to call laconia police or fire. mike cronin, wmur news 9. cherise: thank you. the state fire marshal has determined the cause of a fire at a dartmouth college d orm. investigators say a small grill was left unattended and started the fire. the school is providing about 70 students with temporary housing.
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red two-door acura that may have been involved in a shooting this in manchester. the suspect is wanted on a warrant for attempted first degree assault and reckless conduct. anyone with information should contact manchester police. police officers killed in the line of duty were remembered today at the annual footrace for the fallen in manchester. hundreds of people gathered to run or walk to pay tribute to those made the ultimate sacrifice. wmur's kristen casa story. kristen: the run for the fallen was started 10 years ago. it is an emotional day for everyone who attends each year, especially for the families who have lost loved ones in the line of duty. runners and walkers from around new hampshire and beyond gathered outside the manchester police department for the start of the 10th annual footrace of the fallen. > the 5-k run and walk was started to honor police officers who made the ultimate sacrifice
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>> this is a difficult time. it is a difficult month for manchester p.d. and law enforcement. this is the perfect opportunity to remember those who have sacrificed and never forget the families. kristen: today marks 40 years since the line-of-duty death of officer ralph miller. and october 17 will mark the 10th anniversary of the line-of-duty death of officer michael briggs. manchester police chief nick willard paid special tribute to both families. >> all of the still turn out after 10 years. we are here and honored to be here and running. kristen: michael brigg's sister, melisa, ran the race with her two sisters. >> i run it every year. it has been 10 years. it is hard to believe but it is about him and the other fallen officers today. kristen: ralph miller's widow, susan, also comes to the race each year. she says the day is bittersweet.
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community and even people from other states would join together to remember the sacrifice of my husband and all the other officers from new hampshire. kristen: susan says the manchester police department has helped her family heal from what has happened and 40 years later, she still looks to them for support. >> we love them dearly. they are a true example of the brotherhood and looking after one another. kristen: 100% of the community. each year, money raised is given to the manchester police athletic league which offers programs to children in manchester. kristen carosa, wmur news 9. adam: in commitment 2016, a look at the governor's race here in new hampshire, which is expected to be a close one today we spoke with democratic candidate colin van ostern and republican candidate chris sununu about how they plan to win over those all-important independent voters in new hampshire, including those who
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parties in the presidential and gubernatorial races. >> do you want hillary clinton supporters to vote for you? >> we want all the supporters in the state. we are bringing a message people have been waiting for. fiscal conservative, more moderate on social issues. i believe leadership matters. >> i am running to be governor of all the people of new hampshire. i am putting forward. adam: tomorrow marks five weeks and a day until the election. cherise: still to come, controversy over items sold at the deerfield fair. adam: big papi is being honored tonight at fenway. how red sox fans are saying goodbye to david ortiz today. hayley: gloomy weather continues
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adam: on the last day of the deerfield fair, a vendor was shut down and asked to leave. cherise: the fair's president isn't releasing the name of the vendor but says he was selling inappropriate cast iron figurines. someone attending the fair spotted the items and notified fair staff. we are told the vendor has been coming to the deerfield fair for years and has never sold these items before. >> hopefully, it will not happen again. have to do the same thing we had to take action on today. cherise: the vendor will not be allowed to return to the fair in the future. adam: what are the chances we will be on hampton beach today getting pelted with hurricane matthew's rain? hayley: let's hope not. it would be good to get the rain from it, but it could be too much, too fast. that is the worry with tropical systems.
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in the meantime, more showers in the forecast coming up. cherise: in sports, a disappointing loss for the patriots today. chris sununu's family gave him a famous name and the top job at the family resort. but then things went, well, downhill. over the years, chris cut jobs. chris cut workers' hours to deny them health insurance.
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lapoint and your stormwatch 9 forecast. hayley: good sunday evening, everybody. here is a live look across the state. we are all stuck under cloud cover. it is cool. temperatures in the 50's. most of us dry at the moment. despite the clouds and drizzle, temperatures did not warm-up much. dover, 56 typically this time in october, we have high temperatures in the 60's. this is some cooler air and it will continue to stick around. right now, 54 in rochester and portsmouth. 56 in concord. 58 in lebanon. the good thing is if you are looking is some warmth or to
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little bit tomorrow with temperatures climbing into the mid-60's. cooler tuesday but we will steadily see the temperatures climbing up, maybe approaching 70 on friday as the sunshine finally makes a big return. in the meantime, no sunshine to be had. we have been socked in with cloud cover and the occasional shower and drizzle. the reason for this unsettled weather is this low-pressure system. over toronto and buffalo. showers and clouds continue around it in a counterclockwise motion. until that system can break down or move out, we are still going to have clouds and unsettled weather. that continues overnight tonight. mostly cloudy, maybe some fog and drizzle. that continues tomorrow. in the evening for the commute home, there could be heavier
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in the morning, may be drizzle and clouds. watch what happens when we get to the afternoon. the sun makes a return and the clouds break apart. that is when we will see temperatures warming up any change in the overall weather pattern for the rest of the week. overnight tonight, 40's and 50's with clouds. the occasional rain shower or drizzle. tomorrow is a warmer day. it still will be cloudy and the chance of showers possible. 60's. here is the latest on hurricane matthew. you can see the center of it right here. look at the eye of the storm. it is intense and continuing to move north and west. it will have huge impacts on haiti right here because it is on the northeast side of the storm which is typically the strongest part of the storm. the winds near 145 miles per hour. it will continue to move northward. the real question midweek is what does it do.
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up the east coast? still too uncertain to give you a full answer. if it did impact us, it would be next weekend. saturday and sunday with a chance of scattered showers. we don't know the past of the storm so we don't know what will happen next weekend. showers monday into tuesday. clearing out and warming up. >> now, jason king and news 9 sports. jason: afternoon with both jimmy garoppolo and jacoby brissett nursing injuries, according to the patriots, who would start at quarterback today was a game-time decision. jacoby brissett got the nod, and he saw some action before the game even started. as brissett ran out on to the field, a bills' player shoved him. he kept on running but it started a minor melee. punches were thrown. we will see if any ramifications from that come from the league. bills take the early lead.
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that made it 7-0. bill belichick not happy. patriots in business. he scrambles and fumbles the ball. buffalo recovers. this is just the way the day went for new england. the sure-footed stephen gostkowski attempting a 48-yard field goal in the second half, wide right. bills win 16-0. last time the pats were shutout at home was 1993. it's the first time ever at gillette stadium. anything well enough to win today. we have to do a better job, turn the page. i think we are better than we showed today. we did not do anything well enough today. get back to working it ready for cleveland. jason: tom brady will be back for cleveland next week. jets home with the seahawks. second quarter, 7-3 seattle. russell wilson, 42-yard touchdown pass to tanner mcevoy. 14-3 seahawks.
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the jets fall to 1-3 on the season. >> i want to thank all of you, the fans. you are the best. jason: a very special goodbye for david ortiz today, playing in his final regular-season game at fenway. during the pregame ceremony, he was given custom l.l. bean boots, a golden bat, and he will have the bridge on brookline avenue named after him as well as a boston street. the red sox foundation and the team owners donated $1 million and they announced that nobody will ever wear the number 34 again. it will be retired next year. 24 former teammates from 2004, the three world championship seasons were in attendance today, along with big papi's father, family, even the president of the dominican republic. an emotional day for david ortiz for sure, but they still had to go play a game. the blue jays trying to wrap up
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david price made the start this afternoon. they are playing in the bottom of the ninth. blue jays leading to-one. toronto clinched a playoff spot already because detroit lost today. the red sox need this one. the indians are in kansas city. in the top of the third, he sends one deep to left. two-run home run made it to-one cleveland. indians win 3-2. the makeup game tomorrow. if the red sox lose today, cleveland will clinch home-field. still to come, the unh hockey team warming up for the regular-season. highlights from today's darien: why have the latest smartphone if you can't use it wherever you go? switch to u.s. cellular for our best plan yet: 7 gigs of data per line for only $49. to share more photos at your cabin or video chat at your secret fishing spot...
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jason: the unh hockey team played an exhibition game against the university of new brunswick today. brunswick today. the power play.
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that made it 1-0. he powers to the net. a nice pass. he scores. they win 3-1. they will play bentley next saturday. the final race in the first round of the chase at dover. martin truex jr. wins for the second time in the chase. it is his fourth win of the season. the field of 16 dve cherise: we are all watching the sox. jason: hanley up to bat with two outs in the ninth. colin van ostern: i'm colin van ostern. you can go online and read our plan to create good jobs and keep young families in new hampshire. first, we should cut inefficient state spending, just like a business.
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